George II

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C. Dilly, in the Poultry, 1793

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Página 93 - General Hawley, who had boasted, that with two regiments of dragoons he would drive the rebel army from one end of the kingdom to the other, incurred abundance of censure for the disposition he made, as well as for his conduct before and after the action ; but he found means to vindicate himself to the satisfaction of his sovereign.
Página 298 - May it please your majesty, your royal ancestor Mahomed Jelaul ul Deen Akbar, whose throne is now in heaven, conducted the affairs of this empire in equity and firm security for the space of fifty-two years, preserving every tribe of men in ease and happiness, whether they were followers of Jesus, or of Moses, of David, or...
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